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on the u.s. consulate in libya. before yesterday's cal football game the 52-year-old was honored with a moment of silence. the university also announced the creation of a memorial fund in his name. >> norse los angeles say work is right on schedule to reopen a ten mile stretch of one of the world's busiest freeways by tomorrow morning's commute. take a live look at the 405 interstate over the pass connecting west l.a. to the san fernando valley. the freeway has been shut down since friday night while crews demolish an overpass. it's being called carmageddon 2 because of the potential to create a traffic nightmare throughout l.a. if work doesn't get finished in time. last year was carmageddon 1 and the first phase went just fine. this time caltran says so far so good. >>> a record number of riders are taking caltrain so now the system is adding six more trains starting tomorrow. two will be brand new trains. four others that were mothballed because of budget cuts are being restored. caltrain is also rearranging its schedule to give passengers greater flexibility. it is also adding
is not the only city that has a lot going on this weekend. big events across the bay. saturday cal takes on ucla this is homecoming weekend for cal. stanford takes on arizona both are home games. saturday night, justin bieber will play at oracle arena in oakland. saturday and sunday, madonna at hp pavillion in san jose. ben affleck and bradley cooper are scheduled to appear at the mill valley film festival. millbrae will hold the 7th annual japanese festival. these are just a few of the events for more, go to abc7news.com. >>> what is the potential for just jammed traffic in the city this weekend? >> i would say your odds are high. >>> it is going to be jammed. you can take bart to cal always good because cal game no parking at memorial stadium. caltrain to stanford, muni has extra buses for all events in san francisco along the embarcadero as amy just mentioned golden gate ferry going to be running an extra ferry for giants' game sunday. extra bart trains for all the other events around the bay area, including justin bieber, hp pavillion is going to be jammed around the south bay. let's look at
. other side of the day over there, a cal game on saturday. further south sunday, football game candle stick park, full house for the 49ers. we have a madonna concert in san jose. there's a half a marathon they'll be running in san jose as well. >> if you can, try to arrange for public transportation. try to find a car pool. >> law enforcement will be out in force. if you can't take part -- cal train or anything else you don't drive, fill your gas tank. sounds like a big duh, but you'd be surprise. >> traffic starts to slow down people start to idle. they're on the road longer than they anticipated. make sure you have a full tank of gas before you get started. >> you run out on the road, you're stuck. tow trucks are going to get stuck in traffic too. just in case, there will be extra tow trucks all over the bay area from the chp this weekend. >> yeah, he's all over it. bart is adding trains to help with the weekend crush for sure. starting tomorrow night three train will be added. saturday 16 additional trains will be in service. and on sunday 12 special event trains. yesterday the day
to find a seat on cal train. more trains are being added to meet demand. also revive four discontinued trains. the agency says rider ship hit a new time high and matt will have a live report on this story coming up at 6:35. >> checking your world now, 14 people are dead from a suicide attack in afghanistan. the taliban is claiming responsibility for the attack on a patrol of afghan and international forces. three americans and translator are among the dead. yesterday, a u.s. soldier and american contractor were killed in inside era tack. 25 of the killings came in car bombings and shootings. in eastern iraq a car bomber killed five policeman. the attacks are as a display of force. >> a new poll shows president obama in the lead now. shows mr. obama with 51% support compared to 44% for mitt romney. the president is now in one of those states right now as he prepares for the first debate. two men will face off in denver on wednesday night. president obama holding a rally in las vegas last night speaking to 11,000 people there. and senator john kerry is playing the poll. and rob port man
residents who live in what is called sra, state responsibility areas where cal fire responds to fires. part of a 2011 deal between governor and democrats saying the fee, generating about $40 million a year is legitimate because the once rural lands face greater right after this ook they pass that tax increase with a vote. >> the taxpayer association just filed a lawsuit claiming that that fee is a tax. it means legislature needed a super majority to be valid. the group wants homeowners refunded. >> we're having them pay it and we follow the lawsuit against that tax base seeking to invalidate it. >> in light of a year seen 1300 more fires state wide, cal fire says the fee is critical. the agency's budget has been deducted by the amount the fire fee supposed to bring in this year. >> there is a majority coming out of the general fund. it goes up and goes down with the economy. with this new funding source with the fee, it's providing a stable funding source to help us preprevent lashlgest wildfire autos and i would like to get my name in there to see if we can get cancelled out. >> in sacrame
for some college avenue restaurants hoping to capitalize on the football game at cal. >> this was a huge night for us. last year cal was in san francisco. we lost some of that business, although it wasn't that bad but we were really happy and excited to get the regular saturday night visits back, especially on a cal football day. >> the outage affected customers north of broadway terrace and east of claremont avenue in oakland and west of grizzly park boulevard in berkley. >>> a restaurant in alamo is holding a fund-raiser tonight for the family of fallen chp officer kenyan youngstrom. he was shot and killed during a traffic stop on september 5. he's survived by his wife and four children. a fallen hero's group is helping organize the fund- raiser. the dinner dance begins at 6:00 tonight. >>> a concert is going to benefit businesses destroyed by a fire in san francisco last month. the four-alarm fire broke out on ocean avenue. it was back on august 7. firefighters encountered dangerous conditions and experienced a backdrift. nine businesses were damaged causing $3 million worth of damage
always has that look in his eyes. >> it is entertaining. >>> homecoming night for the cal bears. >> an october that the fans couldn't ask for. the one change at the coliseum a fans are demanding. >> afternoon highs will be running below normal for saturday. i'll have a look at what to expect coming up. >>> both bay area baseball teams gun the world series run today. the giants will take on dusty baker and the reds, at at&t park. mr. perfect game. matt cane will start game one. he and the rest of the giants held the final workout yesterday. >> the post season is something that is so much fun, and you work so hard to get here. all year, and i think you got to really enjoy just the process of being in this position. >> the giant have finalized the 25 man roster, they will carry 12 pitchers and five reserves, that included aubrey huff. game one start at 6:30 at at&t park. it is a sell out, game 2, the same time tomorrow. series moves to cincinnati for game 3 at 2:37 pacific time, and if necessary, games 4 and 5 will be played on wednesday and thursday. san francisco mayor he had lee
that he saved. he just graduated from cal state sacramento actuall in spring. he also told me how this whole morning started. they have smoke detectors in the house. they also had a second security system that called them to alert them that there was basically -- their alarms were going off to make sure they were okay. the father in the household got awoken by the smoke alarm, called the son and they were able to get out safely. the call came in for firefighters around 3:15 this morning as a brush fire. when crews got here on scene, half of the house was in flames. they say the flames were shooting up to 30 feet high. vallejo fire department has a call in the support of american canyon fairfield and cordelia and because of that, they were able to attack it aggressively and quickly and offensively. they were able to go inside and make sure that they salvaged as much as of the house as they could. we smoke to the battalion chief on scene who said the biggest challenge was the size of the house. >> this is a big old house. a lot of rooms off this. crews went through a lot of extensiv
of the bay is a cal game on saturday. look a little further south, sunday, football game, candlestick house, full house for the 49ers. we have a madonna concert in san jose on sunday. there's a half a marathon they are going to be running in san jose, as well. >> if you can, try to arrange for public transportation, try to find a carpool, drive with people, if you are planning to come to events here in the city. >> reporter: law enforcement will be out in force. if you can't take bart, muni, caltrain or anything else, you don't drive, here's a simple tip. fill your gas tank! sounds like a big doh, but you would be surprised. >> traffic slows down, people start to idle. they are on the road for a little longer than they anticipated. just make sure you have a full tank of gas before you get started. >> reporter: you run out of gas on the road, you're stuck. tow trucks are going to get stuck in traffic, too. you think this can't happen? i'm going to admissibility i got a new car about five years ago. i ran out of gas on the bay bridge. it's a prius. and i ran out of gas. [ laughter ] >> report
is in town. we also got a cal game so, whew, there's just so much going on! ! it makes me exhaust the just to talk about it. so it's going to be a busy weekend. use mass transit if you can. bart ferries muni are all stepping up service. bart told us they have not seen such numbers since they shut the bay bridge down and the giants victory parade a huge record setting day for bart. bart had two of its top ten ridership days already this week and they expect the numbers to go through the roof this weekend. san francisco's mayor says they can handle all the crowds and we're good to go for this weekend. so hopefully, traffic-wise, this is the calm before the big storm happening this weekend. for the latest on traffic conditions on the roads let's go inside to gianna. >> thank you. should be a very fun weekend in san francisco. in fact, most of the bay area. so far, we are not seeing too much this friday morning as far as accidents go. however, the bay bridge is starting to get a bit busy. they haven't turned on the metering lights. looks like the
to come into contact with that. cal has some road crews out blocking off roads and even traffic signals are out. they're hoping to have powerful the restored by 9:00 p.m. with 100 people impacted. >> people in this power are going to be without power for most of the day? >> perhaps 9:30 p.m. it still 100 people. certain people have power and even the people next door to not. the house is intermittent as far as which which one -- is impacted. >> is there any word on the driver? >> still, no condition on the driver. a tow truck just removed the vehicle 20-30 minutes ago. they are still working on to find out the condition of the driver. >> thank you, mike. we will be right back. >> it was not a good day for bay area baseball teams. both teams lost. and they are trying to redeem ourselves later today. let us start with the giants at at&t park. with 5-2 at the series opener. and the starter had to leave the game after back spasms. and brad phelps picked it up. three-5 in of this home run and three rbis. and the giants were threatened but buster posy was struck out. and game 2 tonight at at&
. and hardly strictly bluegrass which is a big concert in golden gate park. other side of the bay is a cal game on saturday. look a little further south, sunday, football game, candlestick house, full house for the 49ers. we have a madonna concert in san jose on sunday. there's a half a marathon they are going to be running in san jose, as well. >> if you can, try to arrange for public transportation, try to find a carpool, drive with people, if you are planning to come to events here in the city. >> reporter: law enforcement will be out in force. if you can't take bart, muni, caltrain or anything else, you don't drive, here's a simple tip. fill your gas tank! sounds like a big doh, but you would be surprised. >> traffic slows down, people start to idle. they are on the road for a little longer than they anticipated. just make sure you have a full tank of gas before you get started. >> reporter: you run out of gas on the road, you're stuck. tow trucks are going to get stuck in traffic, too. but just in case, there will be extra tow trucks out there this weekend. but fill your tank. in san franc
accused of driving a car that hit a man in the crosswalk right near the cal campus. police believe that elderly driver may have been under the influence. it happened around 8:40 at hurst and spruce streets. the injured man reportedly is in critical condition. >>> new security measures are in place at a school where police say a man abducted a girl. there is new restrictions at the school. police say 25-year-old bradley morasik, they say, he abducted a 9-year-old girl from a bathroom. she was able to break free and escape and then ran back to the campus reporting what happened. police also say he trespassed on also school campuses. he's due in court. >>> 7:05. new polls indicate president obama may already have the electoral votes to win a second term. 270 electoral votes are required to win the -- to win the presidency. an "associated press" poll says if the election were held today, president obama would win 271 votes. mott, 206 i lek troll votes. but more campaigning is to be had along with the presidential debate -- debates. >>> coming up at 7:15, what analysts are saying about
but elsewhere justin bieber oracle arena, cal and stan for games you want -- and stanford games. you want to download this app, abc7news.com/waze. it is a free app. >>> robin roberts getting ready to make a big step in her recovery. >>> going viral a's fan who jut can't contain his excitement about the team taking al west championship. >> good morning. former governor schwarzenegger is in the middle of a book tour he signed copies of his new memoir in minnesota hundreds lined up to meet the former governor and movie star. the book "total recall" details his journey from austria to his leer in hollywood and his infidelity. >> -- >>> gma fans, robin says she could be back home and out hospital by next week. she made that announcement on her blog this is a picture of roberts at the hospital this week with sam champion and josh elliot. . roberts recovering from a bone marrow transplant. doctors are pleased with her progress but admit it still difficult to eat because of the chemo. gma will have more coming up. >>> oakland a's are getting ready to take on the tying there's weekend. one fan cou
and sunday. madonna about justin biever be at the oracle are we now. and also this week and there is cal football morses ucla. and to not forget that there's also the possibility of a play off game at the coliseum this weekend. get ready, there is plenty to choose from. dan kerman, kron 4. >> the oakland athletics for clinching the play offs and they are keeping their american dreams alive. we are live. and decision 2012. it is the night before the big presidential debate. president obama will square off at the first debate in colorado. and the u.s. naval blue angels are heading towards the bay tonight. we are tracking their arrival, coming up. iw >> the oakland a's clenching a spot after last night's victory. and still a possible first place in the west. j. r. stone is like. how is it going out there? >> how is it going i cannot think of a better way to spend by up to noon. fans were not without joy. this could be a packed house tonight. (dixie jazz) to they allow you to bring that? >> i do not know but we are going to find out. we've been watching the game from arkansas. >> correct. a
will be at the oracle theater. cal football on saturday night and do not forecast there's the possibility of the playoff at the coliseum of the oakland a's. get ready. plenty to choose from. >> thank you. and after the blue angels they have already wrapped up there are rival. however, they are going to begin practicing. with their arrivals last night. charles clifford was there for their arrivals. >> just after 6:30 p.m. they thundered through the sky at s f o. the f 18 were circling once and planted by one by one. they were coming from hawaii. normally, they will land together but there were reports of refueling difficulties. they will stay the night at this hangar. individual demonstration flights are scheduled thursday, friday, a practice resumes and saturday, sunday the ffleet week will continue between 3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. also you can watch the entire show saturday evening. to watch the blue angels during fleet week, tune into kron 4. hosted by george rask and mark danon. s f o, charles clifford, kron 4. to watch the blue angels during fleet week, tune into kron 4. hosted by george rask and mark d
cal for the week and they have real teeth. and reggae says that he is going to turn on his sec and watched from all day. the two are fan page in join in on that. let's take a peek out of our fake window and look at san francisco. the seven day forecast you can see the cool down happening. today with the red letters hot we will top 100 degrees and how to spot. it is still hot but midweek is when the cool down starts. for the weekend we can call '79 and '80 definitely cooler. >> honda is recalling some of its core midsize cars. this year power steering fluid can leak and cause fires. the vehicles are equipped with... >> the 07 through 09 chevy kobold and the pontiac g five as well as the 07 chevy equinoxes and the saturn i on. gm says that the coupons can crack said they are to contact their dealership to receive a replacement. >> look at how still the bay yes here is a golden gate bridge at 67 right now on san francisco. it is hot mid '80s for san francisco today near lunchtime. >> watching hot weather across the bay area here and oakland hills till. >> that is good news is comp
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